Crash Leads to Truck Catching Fire

Updated 2 years ago

A truck hauling wood chips caught fire following a crash in Kossuth early Friday morning, closing part of Route 6.Authorities say a car ran off the road and knocked down a utility line.A big rig carrying wood chips then ran into those live wires, causing the chips to catch fire.Minor injuries have been reported. We’re told crews had a tough time putting the flames out.A nearly three miles stretch of Route 6 near the Topsfield town line was closed for several hours. As of 7:15 Friday morning, that road had a lane of travel open to traffic. Authorities tell TV5 they expect to fully reopen the road by 10a.m.


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